Artist/ Band Name : Rafa Olivares
Music Genre : Pop
Other Music Genre : Electronica
Websites or Social Media Pages
I have more than 35 years in the world of classical music with a degree in music and 15 years studying composition for wind band. 10 years in the world of music production with more than 70 works of all styles and genres.
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
The music that most defines me is electronic music although I write all genres and styles.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
My name is my real name, I like to be called by that name, although I may change it in the future.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
I come from classical music, my major influence is classical and wind band music.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward
At the moment I am working alone I am not collaborating with anyone I am waiting to collaborate
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
I would like to make a living from it and be recognized in the street, although I don’t want a big fame.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
Zenloc is the one I like the most, it helps me relax and I recommend listening to it.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
Every day there are challenges, every work is a challenge.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I compose my songs starting thinking about the style, form and others I choose the instruments and start the end I don’t know.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Not too much so far, they have only helped me to publish my work but they have not given me what I am looking for.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
No one but me although I do not close the doors
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
Worked in the industry
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Just be constant and do not give up
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I would go back to the 80’s or 90’s where there were pop and rock bands, today there are only industrial solo artists that last as long as they are on the charts.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
It’s the kit with which you can succeed or sink
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
I just don’t want to be a big celebrity, I just want to make a living from it and be known and respected, that’s all.